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Skin disinfectant choice impacts surgery infection risk

Antisepsis importance in extremity fracture surgery.

Astronomers look 3.5 billion years into the past

Astronomers focused their work specifically on the old, compact clusters.

The team discovered a hormonal pathway that increases calorie burning during weight loss

A key mechanism for promoting weight loss and maintaining the burning of calories during dieting.

Drug-resistant fungi thrive in the remote areas

A disease-causing fungus is resistant to a common antifungal medicine used to treat infections.

Using AI, scientists identified a new antibiotic combatting drug-resistant infections

The machine-learning algorithm identified a compound that kills Acinetobacter baumannii.

Scientists reconstructed the genome of ancient E. coli from an Italian mummy

Scientists reconstruct the genome of centuries-old E. coli using fragments extracted from an Italian mummy.

Scientists developed a new promising cancer immunotherapy

Scientists engineer 'natural killer' cells that attack and destroy malignant tumor cells but leave the rest alone.

Premature boys age faster as men, study

They do not do as well as their normal-weight counterparts or preemie girls.

Study finds clues to why SARS-CoV-2 impacts patients differently

There must be other receptors for the virus that regulate its infection of the lungs.

How musicians communicate non-verbally during performance?

Successfully performing music with a group is a highly complex endeavor. To perform expressive music, musicians coordinate with each other. Now, a group of scientists at...

Your postal code may influence your health, study

A new study by McMaster University suggests that your address in Canada could have a major role in diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and...

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